Jessie Friel


Brief Life History of Jessie

When Jessie Friel was born in 1907, in Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Friel, was 29 and her mother, Laura Imrie, was 22. She married William Hamilton Baxter on 27 March 1926, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. She died in 1999, in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 92.

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William Hamilton Baxter
Jessie Friel
Marriage: 27 March 1926

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  • Marriage
    27 March 1926Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1913 · Leith dockers strike 1913

    Age 6

    The Leith dockers strike was a strike that brought the town of Leith to a standstill after dock workers demanded an increase in pay, better working conditions, and shorter hours. The strike had an effect on the local community by not allowing trade to flow smoothly out of the docks. There totaled around 4,600 people a part of the strikes and riots but it ended near the middle of August with no demands met. since then two more strikes would happen at the same location, once in 1983 and, most recently, in 1989.

    1934 · Scottish National Party founded.

    Age 27

    The party was founded on 7 April as the result of a merger between the National Party of Scotland and the Scottish Party with the help of John MacCormick. Its main objective was to campaign the independence of Scotland from the United Kingdom. The Scottish National Party is the largest political party in Scotland in terms of both seats in the Westminster and Holyrood parliaments, with membership reaching 125,482 members. The party does not have any members of the House of Lords.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Aileen, Brendan, Brigid, Colm, Colum, Kieran.

    Irish (mainly Donegal, and now also in Glasgow): from Gaelic Ó Frighil, which is a metathesized form of Ó Fearghail (see Farrell ).

    German: from a pet form of the personal name Friedrich .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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